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Anime and Manga

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Julie Howe

on 18 October 2012

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Transcript of Anime and Manga

Anime and Manga History & Culture 6th and 7th centuries, AD The beginning... These comic representations
were apparently intended to ward off evil spirits. In early Buddhist temples in Horyuji and
Toshodaiji, the imperial Japanese court drew
caricatures on the wall. image from Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics by Frederik. L. Schodt these were woodblock prints of "the floating world." Ukiyo-e was the next form of art... Anonymous. "Hairdressing," early eighteenth century. Woodblock print. One of the most famous ukiyo-e artists was Hokusai Katsushika. His art is well-known even today. These prints were about a broad variety of topics. "Kanagawa oki nami ura/The great wave off shore of Kanagawa." Katsushika, Hokusai. Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1940] which is composed of two characters: Hokusai Katsushika coined the term "manga," "man"="involuntary" or "in spite of oneself"

"ga"=pictures East meets West... a culture clash. bringing isolation to an end, and introducing American culture by forcing Japan to sign the "Unequal Treaties." Commodore Perry's ships arrived in
Japan in 1853, The Japanese felt very threatened by these ships. the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki,

and the firebombing of Tokyo. Two other historic events changed Japan: The bombing of Hiroshima was depicted in anime and manga soon after, notably in Barefoot Gen and ?. in their art. Japan begins to adopt American style and culture, and began to borrow some of the same humor and artistic style in manga. The Japanese were inspired by this American comic, facing
constraints from the war. Sazae-san was another war-time inspiration,
a working wife and mother, opening songs from anime often become hit songs. Anime culture often carries over into pop culture: He was greatly inspired by Walt Disney characters. Tezuka Osamu became the father of the modern manga:
many of his manga works became popular anime series. including music and theater. Anime and manga continue to use many themes from traditional culture: this traditional flute (shakuhachi) is used in the Naruto theme. Traditional music can be found throughout
modern day anime: Kabuki and bunraku theater inspires many aspects of anime and manga from makeup to styling to facial expressions Noh masks so the translation to manga (paneled comics) later made sense. The Japanese did a lot of early art in panels, Depending on the number of panels, this kind of art is called diptychs, triptychs, or polyptychs. Current Anime Films
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